Politwoops Deleted Tweets from Politicians

An archive of the public statements deleted by U.S. politicians. Explore the tweets they would prefer you couldn't see.

To meet the Twitter API Terms of Service, all deleted tweets shown here since June 22, 2012 have been reviewed and approved by the Sunlight Foundation.

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

Listening to residents in Ross Township and talking about protecting social security and benefits for our... http://t.co/OoI2IH7rqX

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Erin McClelland (D) @ErinforPA

Another round of endorsements! “@keystonepol: Beaver County Elected Officials Back McClelland in PA-12 http://t.co/6wHhlfwnw0 #papolitics

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Kyrsten Sinema (D) @kyrstensinema

RT @thehill: Dalai Lama to give Senate prayer Thursday http://t.co/6tdfrDDCPv

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John Delaney (D) @JDelaneyforMD

Georgetown Establishes Hillary Clinton Fellowship through Gift from John Delaney & April McClain-Delaney http://t.co/Efxptc0Ayv

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Elijah E. Cummings (D) @RepCummings

RT @bjs5555: Re-Elect (D) Elijah Cummings @RepCummings 2 Congress! #MD7 #Maryland #StayBlue TAKE BACK THE HOUSE! @UniteBlueMD http://t.co/cQMi7vmhQb

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Rep. Henry Cuellar (D) @RepCuellar

And the winner of the #Laredo Day jalapeño eating contest is... @RepDerekKilmer!!! http://t.co/YulDumS6xx

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Sanford Bishop, Jr. (D) @SanfordBishop

RT @GABikes: Thx @sanfordbishop for mtg w/ us about creating safe streets in GA. Please support HR3494, HR2468 & New Opportunities Act #nbs14

Rep. Joe Garcia (D) @RepJoeGarcia

Today I signed a letter for @SpeakerBoehner regarding the need to #RenewUI for our 200k+ #veterans who have bravely served our country

Jim Langevin (D) @jimlangevin

What an inspiration to hear the @DalaiLama speak this morning! I so admire his vision of peace and human kindness

Rep. Keith Ellison (D) @keithellison

RT @cascamike: reps. @keithellison and @USRepRickNolan in today's @StribOpinion: let's avoid nafta's mistakes with tpp: http://t.co/lhiKvIDrug

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